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Old 10-10-2012, 03:15 PM   #1
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is it true need to replace control arm


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Old 10-10-2012, 03:56 PM   #2
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Yes and no. It's easier to just replace the whole damn thing.

If you replace just the BJ you'll have to grind off the heads of the rivets.

Look up the cost of both and decide how much your time is worth.
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Old 10-10-2012, 05:08 PM   #3
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after putting on moog ball joints.... next time i probably will just buy the control arm.
grinding/drilling those rivets was too much a PITA.


edit: actually i remember why now. i had poly bushings that I didnt want to redo, so thats why i went with Moog
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Old 10-10-2012, 06:13 PM   #4
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ok thanks fellow fanatics
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Old 10-10-2012, 08:19 PM   #5
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But the also the bolts going into the body can be a pita to break loose
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